scenes, some of the walls splattered with blood, one of the toilets, the rim as well. there was a partial hand print on one of the walls. the buildings we were in, the main building, the main residence in the compound, the cafeteria as well, the offices, burnt vehicles on the exterior. we were speaking with one of the security guards who was present at the time of the attack. bearing in mind, though, that when it came to security at this compound, the so-called front line of defense was libyan. they were, however, not armed. they had radios standing at the various entrances to the compound. he was describing this very intense attack, rocket propelled grenades, grenades, heavy machine gunfire. he said after the attack was stormed by how many gunmen he does not know. they were either masked or they had very thick beards. he says they grabbed him, threw him to the ground and at gunpoint threatened to kill him for protecting the infidels. most certainly a very chilling, chilling scene, especially when one thinks about the tragedy that unfolded there, don.